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the organization for afro-american unity: 1964

el-hajj malik el shabazz (formerly malcolm x) founded the organization of afro american unity in 1964, a political and social movement dedicated to the philosophy of black nationalism, “which means that the black man should control the politics of his own … Continue reading

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shining star

reflections.

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take a stand for human rights

john lennon knew that if the divine forces give you the gift of musicianship, it must be well used, for the good of humanity. august 21. 1971, george jackson was shot to death in the prison in san quentin, california … Continue reading

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jazz!

jazz is art, listen!

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it’s happening!

hey Americans! read this article from the New York Times about the movement taking place in New York City and across the country. (it began across the globe) http://www.nytimes.com/2011/10/06/nyregion/major-unions-join-occupy-wall-street-protest.html?_r=1&hp “We have to look for sparks wherever they are. It could … Continue reading

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wake up!

occupy wall street. THE REVOLUTION IS HERE. don’t act like i didn’t tell you! marching in the streets people protesting for peace, a movement fighting corruption that began in the middle east. the arab spring breaking down the boundaries, modern … Continue reading

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9/11

god bless the firefighters and the people in the planes that crashed. god blessed the writers of the fire who wrote poems that last. god bless the theorists who dare to search the past for clues to the truth beneath … Continue reading

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living for the city

pictures tell a story, paired with music make a song that means more when juxtaposed with images to make the message strong. listen to the music, recognize creation.

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greenwich village: poets artists bohemians & folk musicians

Note: More pictures to come when I can get through this area again with a camera. It was the so-called literary and bohemian tour of Greenwich Village. We walked from W10 st to One 5th Avenue and saw the Washington … Continue reading

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Brooklyn in my mind

to my readers: as you scroll up and down this post entitled Brooklyn in my mind (no more than 7 times) please listen to cristo redentor by donald byrd and be faithful enough to listen to 1:52 without fast forwarding … Continue reading

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